At the “free speech rally” in Boston, counter-protesters showing opposition to those who obtained a permit from the city to demonstrate today were a little short on that which they claimed to be there to protest:
So zero Nazis showed up in Boston? Almost like the scope of this threat is being exaggerated for clicks and ratings.
— neontaster (@neontaster) August 19, 2017
Huh. Who'da thought? lol https://t.co/fGh28IfslR
— The?Foo (@PolitiBunny) August 19, 2017
There were about 10 on stage. Hardly worth calling a protest.
— William Amos (@WilliamAmos) August 19, 2017
With a shortage of neo-Nazis to confront, many demonstrators turned their focus to police officers:
Aerial video from MSNBC shows a confrontation between police and some demonstrators in Boston pic.twitter.com/TQaYPoK11P
— Eric Morrow (@ericmorrow11) August 19, 2017
Protesters being arrested in front of Common pic.twitter.com/Py4rhTsYtK
— Meghan Barr (@meghanbarr) August 19, 2017
This led to people shouting "who do you protect, who do you serve!" And some people swearing at police. pic.twitter.com/0JNVXsQroF
— Steve Annear (@steveannear) August 19, 2017
— WBZ Boston News (@cbsboston) August 19, 2017
— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 19, 2017
Boston’s finest seem to have the problem under control:
— Nick Short ?? (@PoliticalShort) August 19, 2017
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) August 19, 2017
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